The inaugural winner of YALSA’s Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults was announced at Midwinter. The honor went to Charles and Emma: The Darwins’ Leap of Faith. For more information, see the press release.
The Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) also gave out awards in Boston. Winners include Adriana Trigiani whose novel Very Valentine took top honors in the women’s fiction categoryon the 2010 Reading List. Instead of giving a speech, Trigiani called her mother and gave away a prize:
For a complete list of RUSA winners, please visit their blog.